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Amaro Montenegro takes home top honours

Amaro Montenegro takes home top honours

21 May 2018

Amaro Montenegro, Italy's most popular and iconic amaro brand with more than 130 years of history and heritage, was recognised for its superior quality and taste at the 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, one of the most influential spirits competitions in the world. Amaro Montenegro received three of the highest honours: the coveted Best in Show Liqueur award,...

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A Life beyond hops

A Life beyond hops

21 May 2018

Originally brewers and grafters from a small east London brewery, Longflint now come from Tottenham and crafting a range of long drinks. They handmake a range of tonics, seltzers and sodas before matching them with gin, rum, vodka or mezcal from their favourite craft spirits producers. They set out to see if the lessons learnt from brewing - namely that...

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Safe Water Saves Lives

Safe Water Saves Lives

18 May 2018

FRANK Water is a safe water and sanitation charity. Since 2005 they have provided clean drinking water and sanitation to 386,500 people in 442 communities. Award winning social entrepreneur Katie Alcott founded FRANK Water in 2005 after she contracted dysentery from drinking dirty water in India. Back in 2005 FRANK water thought it was odd that whilst the UK was...

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Baileys Almande!

Baileys Almande!

18 May 2018

Dairy and gluten free! Baileys Almande is a delicious and light tasting spirit made with real almond milk. This smooth spirit blends the luscious, nutty flavours of real almond milk and real vanilla to create a versatile drink. Serve over crushed ice or mix with coconut water for a delicious summer cocktail. ...

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The finest Welsh Spirits

The finest Welsh Spirits

14 May 2018

The village of Abergwyngregyn is home to Aber Falls distillery, which sits at the foot of the famous Aber Falls waterfall. Attracting over 50,000 visitors a year, this picturesque spot is easily accessible, just off the A55 and a stone's throw from the coast. Previously a slate works in the 19th century, a margarine factory during the world wars, and...

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Dark Stars in our Eyes

Dark Stars in our Eyes

10 May 2018

In February, Fuller's acquisition of Dark Star Brewing caused quite a stir in the beer world, especially on Twitter! What's good news about this Twitter storm is that many fans see this purchase as an opportunity to get more of Dark Star beers, one of the UK's best-known craft brewers, in their pub, and we've got one of their...

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Drink Wildly Different

Drink Wildly Different

09 May 2018

Exceptional brewing stems from imagination and passion. Not just a process and never average, Wild minds conceive, create and craft beers that explore the boundaries of your palate. Flying into stock are some very special beers from Wild Beer Co. We've got their Fruitbooter, Tepache, Chasing Limes and Wild Goose Chase - just perfect for the changing seasons! Nothing says...

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The World of Papadiablo Mezcal

The World of Papadiablo Mezcal

27 April 2018

The name Papadiablo was born from the union of two opposed that complemented one to the other to make this maximum union. You can see this union represented perfectly in the two Tarot cards: V "The Pope" and XV "The Devil" and this is translated to their Mezcal. The Pope symbolises the bridge or link to the most elevated ideals....

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The Story of Barti Ddu

The Story of Barti Ddu

27 April 2018

Barti Rum launched quietly in the summer of 2017. An idea captured by Jonathan Williams, seaweed fanatic, founder of The Pembrokeshire Beach Food Company and self confessed dreamer. After a series of late nights at the time of his second daughter being born, Jonathan found himself captivated by a story he'd newly discovered, one of adventure, Pembrokeshire, passion and...

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The Duchess Virgin G&T

The Duchess Virgin G&T

25 April 2018

The Duchess was created for the conscious consumer - the healthy, successful and discerning individual. Whether at a business lunch or being the designated driver, for personal or religious reasons, The Duchess offers you the choice of a low-sugar, hangover-free refreshment. Residing in Cape Town, South Africa, The Duchess is...

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Keiran's trek through the Himalayas!

Keiran's trek through the Himalayas!

24 April 2018

This week, a team of 21 chefs, restaurateurs and food industry experts from across the UK will take on an ambitious trek challenge through the Himalayas in Nepal with the goal of raising over £110,000 for Action Against Hunger to help save the lives of malnourished children and enable them to grow up strong and healthy. Faye Moran, and everyone...

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Nyetimber of England

Nyetimber of England

23 April 2018

Ever since the very first vines were planted Nyetimber has had a single aim: to make the finest English sparkling wine there is. With geography, climate, passion and determination on their side, Nyetimber knew they could rival the best in the world, including Champagne. Nyetimber is in the fortunate position to own one hundred percent of their vineyards...

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David's been nominated!

David's been nominated!

20 April 2018

Congratulations to one of our own. David Byrne, our Business Development Manager in the west has been shortlisted for the 'Best Representative in the Industry' award at next week's Cardiff Cocktail Week! An amazing achievement, especially as he's the only wholesale representative on the short list. David joined the Nectar sales team in 2016 and has been fantastic for...

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Toast have joined the B Corp Movement

Toast have joined the B Corp Movement

18 April 2018

Toast Ale has become the first UK beer company to become a Certified B Corp, joining a global movement of people using business as a force for good. The B Corp certification is for business what Fair Trade is to coffee - a signal of a more sustainable way of doing business. There are more than 2,400 Certified B Corps in over 130 industries...

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Whisky Remixed

Whisky Remixed

16 April 2018

Great music and amazing whisky can change your world... Every generation needs its own identity, its place in history, its reason to exists. It mixes influences and inspirations, and in doing so creates new experiences and sensations. Open to new locations and new feelings yet at the same time staying true to who exactly it is. This is 808. TommyD...

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Made in Winchester

Made in Winchester

12 April 2018

Nestling at the western end of the South Downs Way and surrounded by rolling countryside and meandering chalk streams lies Winchester, an ancient city rich in history and steeped in tradition. Made in this beautiful city, Winchester Distillery craft small-batch, premium spirits using traditional methods and local botanicals sourced from the surrounding landscape. All of their products are made...

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United in Spirit

United in Spirit

11 April 2018

W.E. are Warner Edwards, great friends, innovative craft distillers and creators of award winning, hand-made artisan gins. Passionate about quality, flavour and authenticity with a core goal to save the world from mediocre gin! From the 200 year old barn on Falls Farm in the picturesque village of Harrington, Northamptonshire, W.E. lovingly distil a range of small batch, fantastically smooth,...

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Refreshingly Light!

Refreshingly Light!

09 April 2018

Sitting alongside Fever-Tree's range of premium mixers, we now hold eight of their new Refreshingly Light range of mixers. Made using a blend of fruit-based sugars with a range of botanicals and ingredients, these delicious tonics and mixers contain less than five grams of sugar per 100ml, which as Fever-Tree says, "gives UK customers the widest selection of low...

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